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Sister Renee Mirkes OSF, PhD
As Director of the Center for NaProEthics, the ethics division of the Pope Paul VI Institute, Sister Renee has counseled couples from the U.S. and around the world who are battling infertility.
Pope Paul VI Institute
6901 Mercy Rd.
Omaha, NE 68106-2604
(402) 390-0812

Directory of FertilityCare Centers in the U.S. and Canada, and Europe (most of which feature NaProTechnology)

Find a NFP-Only Doctor and more at One More Soul's website.

National Gianna Center for Women's Health and Fertility is dedicated to providing a more natural alternative to assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization, in accordance with the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.

For people in the Cincinnati area:

Sylvia M. Corson, RN, CFCP
Sylvia is a Certified FertilityCare Practitioner. She teaches the Creighton Model FertilityCare System.
(513) 851-1188

Dr. Jason Mattingly, MD
Board-certified in Family Medicine and has additional training and expertise in the Creighton Model FertilityCare System (a natural method of family planning and NaProTECHNOLOGY) and its treatments for many obstetric and gynecological disorders including recurrent miscarriage and infertility.
5575 Cheviot Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45247
(513) 921-4227


Church Documents

  • Dignitatis Personae, Instruction on Bioethics, William Cardinal Levada as Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
  • Donum Vitae (The Gift of Life), Instruction on Respect for Human Life in its Origin and on the Dignity of Procreation: Replies to Certain Questions of the Day, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger as Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Pope Paul VI Institute Press

  • In Their Own Words: Women Healed - This book is filled with the testimonies of 50 women (and their husbands) whose lives have been enriched by the medical care, education and research efforts of Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction. The anecdotes draw the reader into the lives of women and men who have received help through the Creighton Model FertilityCare System and NaProTECHNOLOGY.
  • The Medical and Surgical Practice of NaProTECHNOLOGY
  • Reproductive Anatomy & Physiology: A Primer for FertilityCare Professionals
The Infertility Companion for Catholics: Spiritual and Practical Support for Couples (Stitches in Time) by Carmen Santamaria & Angelique Ruhi-Lopez